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Birthdate & Date of Loss

Date of birth: January 12, 1918
Date of death: July 15, 1944
Age: 26

Lucky Bag

1940 Earle LB.jpg

From the 1940 Lucky Bag:


Greenville, South Carolina

A native of South Carolina, Tom has the drawl common to that section. He seldom had to be asked, "From which podunk do you hail, mister?" — it was obvious. Tom divided his attentions among many fields, being versatile in dragging, interested in all sports, and excelling in the art of making friends. He served on the hop committee every year, performing fine service in his chairmanship capacity. He is conspicuous to all who know him because of his rollicking, carefree nature and ever present smile. During his sojourn by the Severn it may be said that Tom was particularly interested in the local "color."


Tom was lost in an aircraft crash near Half Moon Bay, California, on July 15, 1944. He has a memory marker in South Carolina.

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Class of 1940
Thomas is one of 89 members of the Class of 1940 in Memorial Hall.
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